Chips Ahoy Statistics Lab: Do Chips Ahoy really contain more chocolate chips than other brands?
If you are familiar with the Chips Ahoy cookie brand you may recall that the company claims that there are “1000 chips in every bag.” Is this true? And, how does this compare to the number of cookies in other brands. Both of these questions can actually be answered using a combination of science and mathematics to determine if the Chips Ahoy claim is true.
In this lab we will use the question of how many chocolate chips are in a bag of Chips Ahoy Cookies as a means to learn about and use standard deviation and t-tests.
Table 1. Number of Chocolate Chips per Cookie Type
Number of Chocolate Chips:
Using the data found for the class, found here, complete the following calculations. Show your calculations & work: